wildfire

Collier glacierThe Northwest is facing increased risks from the decline of forest health, earlier snowmelt leading to low summer stream flows, and an array of issues facing the coastal region, according to a new climate assessment report.

National Weather Service forecasts wildfire smoke intrusions

Pole Creek Fire Update

Smoke from Pole Creek Fire

Photo by Lara Matthews, Western Images & Art

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